Names

Names

Anchor suspended for Rachel Maddow comment

Advertisement

A disparaging Facebook comment about Rachel Maddow, the onetime Northampton disc jockey and West Cummington resident who now hosts a primetime news show on MSNBC, led to the suspension of a news anchor on Cincinnati’s Fox affiliate. Tricia Macke, who had updated her Facebook status to read “Rachel Maddow is such an angry young man,” was temporarily off the air over the weekend. Macke, who’s back on the air now, later called her remark “insensitive and inappropriate” and apologized to Maddow “and any others who may have been offended.”

Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to Globe.com for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com